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Took a Manhattan prep exam and got a 640 42q 36v on my first try. I just realized that Manhattan isn’t exactly super exactly accurate based on some forums, is that actually true? The quant was pretty damn challenging. Do people do better or worse on the actual exam??? Thank you all

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Never got higher than 740 on Manhattan Prep. 770 on the real thing. Others have shared similarly. The two free official practice tests are better indicators.

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You should take one of the official gmat practice tests, but I think 640 is pretty good for MP on your first try. I think the weekend before my actual gmat I hit 690 on MP and then 750 on OG. Scored 760 on actual exam.

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Man if I got a 760 on the real thing I would prob fall out of my seat

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Everybody is different in how they learn so that’s a question only you can answer.

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Sorry for my double “exactly” lol typing too fast here

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Verbal is fairly accurate. Their quant section skews slightly harder than the real deal.

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Is jumping from 640 -> 700 very hard? Let’s say you put in 2hr/day. Would 1 month be enough?

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If you scored very high at one the first try what would be the point of the prep course. The goal is to grow.

I never scored higher than a 630 on the Manhattan practice exams, but I got a 730 on the real thing. I would use veritas or other practice exams as they are a bit more accurate

Woah what?!?! Please explain how that’s even possible. That’s a 100 point jump between tests. How long did it take between the 630 and the 730?

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